Best museums in Tokyo

Check out the top museums in Tokyo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Roppongi Hills
1. Roppongi Hills
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115 local reviews
Roppongi Hills
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03-6406-6000
Establishment
Taro
Roppongi Hills is one of the best examples of a city within the city. Opened in 2003 in the heart of Tokyo's R…
麻衣
Pretty cool modern art, facing alien relates, how does human change in front of nature massive changes, presen…
Maiko
-The observation desk itself deserves a five-star since you can see Tokyo 360, in particular the red Tokyo Tow…
1. Roppongi Hills
1. Roppongi Hills
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115 local reviews
Roppongi Hills
Open now
03-6406-6000
Taro
Taro
Roppongi Hills is one of the best examples of a city within the city. Opened in 2003 in the heart of Tokyo's Roppongi district, the building…
麻衣
麻衣
Pretty cool modern art, facing alien relates, how does human change in front of nature massive changes, presenting also the future of space …
Maiko
Maiko
-The observation desk itself deserves a five-star since you can see Tokyo 360, in particular the red Tokyo Tower glowing in the night. The b…
2. 東京ミッドタウン
2. 東京ミッドタウン
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20 local reviews
東京ミッドタウン
Open now
03-3475-3100
ParkingEstablishment
Hidemi and Yusuke
Tokyo Midtown was opened in 2007 and has a museum, shops restaurants and so on. The top floors of the 248 mete…
Michi and Mana
"広大なグリーンと6つの建物からなる新しいスタイルの複合都市です。 街にはさまざまなショップやレストラン、オフィス、ホテル、緑地、美術館などの施設が集まっています。 Tokyo midtown is a large co…
Tora & Hina
Tokyo Midtown is one of Japan's largest mixed-use developments, home to the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, the Suntory Mu…
2. 東京ミッドタウン
2. 東京ミッドタウン
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20 local reviews
東京ミッドタウン
Open now
03-3475-3100
Hidemi and Yusuke
Hidemi and Yusuke
Tokyo Midtown was opened in 2007 and has a museum, shops restaurants and so on. The top floors of the 248 meter Midtown Tower, make up the R…
Michi and Mana
Michi and Mana
"広大なグリーンと6つの建物からなる新しいスタイルの複合都市です。 街にはさまざまなショップやレストラン、オフィス、ホテル、緑地、美術館などの施設が集まっています。 Tokyo midtown is a large complex with lots of options for…
Tora & Hina
Tora & Hina
Tokyo Midtown is one of Japan's largest mixed-use developments, home to the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, the Suntory Museum of Art, and the tallest b…
3. 国立新美術館
3. 国立新美術館
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31 local reviews
国立新美術館
Closed now
03-6812-9900
MuseumEstablishment
Naomi
Established in January 2007, the National Art Center, Tokyo, has a total of 14,000 square meters of exhibition…
Sakura(&Vicky)
Established in January 2007, the National Art Center, Tokyo, has a total of 14,000 square meters of exhibition…
MEI&(Vicky)
Established in January 2007, the National Art Center, Tokyo, has a total of 14,000 square meters of exhibition…
3. 国立新美術館
3. 国立新美術館
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31 local reviews
国立新美術館
Closed now
03-6812-9900
Naomi
Naomi
Established in January 2007, the National Art Center, Tokyo, has a total of 14,000 square meters of exhibition space, the largest in Japan. …
Sakura(&Vicky)
Sakura(&Vicky)
Established in January 2007, the National Art Center, Tokyo, has a total of 14,000 square meters of exhibition space, the largest in Japan. …
MEI&(Vicky)
MEI&(Vicky)
Established in January 2007, the National Art Center, Tokyo, has a total of 14,000 square meters of exhibition space, the largest in Japan. …
4. Imperial Palace Outer Gardens (皇居外周)
4. Imperial Palace Outer Gardens (皇居外周)
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54 local reviews
1-1 Kokyo-gaien, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Garden
aki
The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居 Kōkyo, literally "Imperial Residence") is the primary residence of the Emperor o…
Yuki
The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居 Kōkyo, literally "Imperial Residence") is the primary residence of the Emperor o…
Kei
The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居 Kōkyo?, literally "Imperial Residence") is the primary residence of the Emperor …
4. Imperial Palace Outer Gardens (皇居外周)
4. Imperial Palace Outer Gardens (皇居外周)
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54 local reviews
1-1 Kokyo-gaien, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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aki
aki
The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居 Kōkyo, literally "Imperial Residence") is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-li…
Yuki
Yuki
The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居 Kōkyo, literally "Imperial Residence") is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-li…
Kei
Kei
The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居 Kōkyo?, literally "Imperial Residence") is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-l…
5. Nezu Museum (根津美術館)
5. Nezu Museum (根津美術館)
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24 local reviews
6-5-1 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
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+81 3-3400-2536
Museum
Ann
The Nezu Museum collects more than 7,400 objects including calligraphy, painting, sculpture, metalwork and arm…
Kim
Tobu Railway founder Kaichiro Nezu had a penchant for Chinese art and collected Shang and Zhou bronzes. Over t…
hiro
The Nezu Museum was founded to conserve and exhibit the collection of pre-modern Japanese and East Asian art t…
5. Nezu Museum (根津美術館)
5. Nezu Museum (根津美術館)
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24 local reviews
6-5-1 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Closed now
+81 3-3400-2536
Ann
Ann
The Nezu Museum collects more than 7,400 objects including calligraphy, painting, sculpture, metalwork and arms, ceramics, lacquer, bamboo c…
Kim
Kim
Tobu Railway founder Kaichiro Nezu had a penchant for Chinese art and collected Shang and Zhou bronzes. Over the years, the museum’s collect…
hiro
hiro
The Nezu Museum was founded to conserve and exhibit the collection of pre-modern Japanese and East Asian art that Nezu Kaichirō (1860-1940) …
6. Ota Memorial Museum of Art
6. Ota Memorial Museum of Art
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4 local reviews
Ota Memorial Museum of Art
Closed now
03-5777-8600
MuseumEstablishment
Minami
Museum featuring Ukiyo-e. About 12000 of Ukiyo-e art from the Edo to Meiji eras attract people, and not only U…
Minako
Museum featuring Ukiyo-e. About 12000 of Ukiyo-e art from the Edo to Meiji eras attract people, and not only U…
Shu
ラフォーレ原宿の裏にある人気のスポットが「浮世絵大田記念美術館」です。展示するだけでなく、江戸時代の庶民の様子などを描いた浮世絵を通して、江戸時代の文化や浮世絵とは、どのようなものなのかを解説する講座も行われているそうで…
6. Ota Memorial Museum of Art
6. Ota Memorial Museum of Art
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4 local reviews
Ota Memorial Museum of Art
Closed now
03-5777-8600
Minami
Minami
Museum featuring Ukiyo-e. About 12000 of Ukiyo-e art from the Edo to Meiji eras attract people, and not only Ukiyo-e fans. An entry fee is r…
Minako
Minako
Museum featuring Ukiyo-e. About 12000 of Ukiyo-e art from the Edo to Meiji eras attract people, and not only Ukiyo-e fans. An entry fee is r…
Shu
Shu
ラフォーレ原宿の裏にある人気のスポットが「浮世絵大田記念美術館」です。展示するだけでなく、江戸時代の庶民の様子などを描いた浮世絵を通して、江戸時代の文化や浮世絵とは、どのようなものなのかを解説する講座も行われているそうです。 Oota memorial museum of art…
7. 江戸東京博物館
7. 江戸東京博物館
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61 local reviews
江戸東京博物館
03-3626-9974
MuseumEstablishment
Tokiharu
The Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum opened its doors in March 1993 as a space to reflect on the history and cult…
Junya
The Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum opened its doors in March 1993 as a space to reflect on the history and cult…
Mari
The Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum opened its doors in March 1993 as a space to reflect on the history and cult…
7. 江戸東京博物館
7. 江戸東京博物館
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61 local reviews
江戸東京博物館
03-3626-9974
Tokiharu
Tokiharu
The Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum opened its doors in March 1993 as a space to reflect on the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo and envision …
Junya
Junya
The Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum opened its doors in March 1993 as a space to reflect on the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo and envision …
Mari
Mari
The Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum opened its doors in March 1993 as a space to reflect on the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo and envision …
8. Sumo Museum
8. Sumo Museum
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5 local reviews
3−28 1丁目, Sumida
Closed now
03-3622-0366
MuseumEstablishment
Sakura(&Vicky)
The Sumo Museum collects and preserves a wide range of materials relating to the history of sumo wrestling. Th…
Yuuki
The Sumo Museum collects and preserves a wide range of materials relating to the history of sumo wrestling. Th…
MEI&(Vicky)
The Sumo Museum collects and preserves a wide range of materials relating to the history of sumo wrestling. Th…
8. Sumo Museum
8. Sumo Museum
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5 local reviews
3−28 1丁目, Sumida
Closed now
03-3622-0366
Sakura(&Vicky)
Sakura(&Vicky)
The Sumo Museum collects and preserves a wide range of materials relating to the history of sumo wrestling. The museum possesses 3,700 sumo …
Yuuki
Yuuki
The Sumo Museum collects and preserves a wide range of materials relating to the history of sumo wrestling. The museum possesses 3,700 sumo …
MEI&(Vicky)
MEI&(Vicky)
The Sumo Museum collects and preserves a wide range of materials relating to the history of sumo wrestling. The museum possesses 3,700 sumo …
9. Ueno Park
9. Ueno Park
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94 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Yuki
Ueno Park (上野公園 Ueno Kōen) is a spacious public park in the Ueno district of Taitō, Tokyo, Japan. The park was…
shiori
A spacious public park, very beautiful during cherry blossom season. There a several museums, including Tokyo …
Yolanda
Ueno Park is known around the nation and on any day of the week plays host to crowds of tourists rubbing shoul…
9. Ueno Park
9. Ueno Park
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94 local reviews
Yuki
Yuki
Ueno Park (上野公園 Ueno Kōen) is a spacious public park in the Ueno district of Taitō, Tokyo, Japan. The park was established in 1873 on lands …
shiori
shiori
A spacious public park, very beautiful during cherry blossom season. There a several museums, including Tokyo National Museum and National M…
Yolanda
Yolanda
Ueno Park is known around the nation and on any day of the week plays host to crowds of tourists rubbing shoulders with locals out cycling, …
10. Bunkamura Le Cinema 1 & 2
10. Bunkamura Le Cinema 1 & 2
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11 local reviews
24−1 2丁目, Shibuya
Open now
03-3477-9111
Establishment
Yolanda
Located directly next to the Tokyu department store (main store), Bunkamura, lit. "culture village", consists …
yuka
Entertainment complex which has a concert hall, theater and museum.
Maya
My favorite museum with cinema, orchestra hall, theater, and gallery.
10. Bunkamura Le Cinema 1 & 2
10. Bunkamura Le Cinema 1 & 2
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11 local reviews
24−1 2丁目, Shibuya
Open now
03-3477-9111
Yolanda
Yolanda
Located directly next to the Tokyu department store (main store), Bunkamura, lit. "culture village", consists of a concert hall, a theater, …
yuka
yuka
Entertainment complex which has a concert hall, theater and museum.
Maya
Maya
My favorite museum with cinema, orchestra hall, theater, and gallery.
11. Mori Art Museum
11. Mori Art Museum
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21 local reviews
Mori Art Museum
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03-5777-8600
MuseumEstablishment
Yuki
The exhibitions are world-class, focused mainly on contemporary culture, but the secrets of the Mori Art Museu…
SUSU
The exhibitions are world-class, focused mainly on contemporary culture, but the secrets of the Mori Art Museu…
Yumiko
The exhibitions are world-class, focused mainly on contemporary culture, but the secrets of the Mori Art Museu…
11. Mori Art Museum
11. Mori Art Museum
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21 local reviews
Mori Art Museum
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03-5777-8600
Yuki
Yuki
The exhibitions are world-class, focused mainly on contemporary culture, but the secrets of the Mori Art Museum’s success are location (part…
SUSU
SUSU
The exhibitions are world-class, focused mainly on contemporary culture, but the secrets of the Mori Art Museum’s success are location (part…
Yumiko
Yumiko
The exhibitions are world-class, focused mainly on contemporary culture, but the secrets of the Mori Art Museum’s success are location (part…
12. Ueno Zoo
12. Ueno Zoo
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40 local reviews
Ueno Zoo
Closed now
03-3828-5171
ZooEstablishment
Yolanda
“Ueno Zoo borders the art museum and is still famous today as the first Western style zoo in the country. Ueno…
Marcy
It's a cultural mecca with a number of museums including the prestigious Tokyo National Museum and the delight…
Kanako
'Ueno Zoo' The first zoo in Japan opened as a museum attached facility under the Ministry of Agriculture and C…
12. Ueno Zoo
12. Ueno Zoo
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40 local reviews
Ueno Zoo
Closed now
03-3828-5171
Yolanda
Yolanda
“Ueno Zoo borders the art museum and is still famous today as the first Western style zoo in the country. Ueno Zoo opened a decade and a hal…
Marcy
Marcy
It's a cultural mecca with a number of museums including the prestigious Tokyo National Museum and the delightful Shitamachi Museum with its…
Kanako
Kanako
'Ueno Zoo' The first zoo in Japan opened as a museum attached facility under the Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce in 1882 (Meiji 15).